SMMT Events

SMMT International Events

SMMT is present at major international automotive trade shows and exhibitions, and is dedicated to organising trade missions to key markets.

What events we offer

Market visits Trade show UK pavilion
Bespoke agenda

Usually involving meetings with OEMs or suppliers in market

Organised by SMMT to key markets

Great way for UK companies to meet potential customers and partners

Exhibition to promote and display products and services

Businesses from various countries (especially from the surrounding region) exhibit or visit the event

SMMT organises UK pavilions in order to make exhibiting accessible and affordable

An area at a trade show with UK branding making it instantly recognisable to visitors

SMMT organises UK pavilions in order to have the UK delegation in one area

Every exhibitor on the UK pavilion will have their own space, usually a booth or a pod

To find out more on how SMMT International can support you, please contact us:


+44 (0)20 7344 9201

Upcoming events

Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) virtual round table

Online – 17 June 2020, 10:00 (BST)

Virtual roundtable with SMMT, Santander and DIT to discuss how to do business in the CEE region with a focus on Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia

SMMT International Automotive Summit Live

Online – 23 June 2020

One of the most high-profile automotive events in the UK will be in the format of an online event this year, expect to see speakers from Bentley Motors, Volkswagen and the Financial Times

The Battery Show, USA

Novi, Michigan, USA – 15-17 September 2020

UK pavilion at a leading battery supply chain show with 10,000+ visitors

ITS World Congress

Los Angeles, USA – 4-8 October 2020

A forum for professionals to build systems addressing global transportation challenges

Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) trade mission

Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia – 12-16 October 2020

Trade mission to the region for B2B meetings, networking opportunities and attendance to the trade show Automotive Hungary.

Automechanika Dubai

Dubai, UAE – 19-21 October 2020

The largest international trade show for the automotive aftermarket and service industry in the Middle East and Africa.

UK – Korea Autonomy Conference + Daegu International Future Auto (DIFA) Expo

Seoul and Daegu, South Korea – 26-30 October

UK Korea Autonomy and Mobility conference followed by UK pavilion at DIFA Expo

Automechanika Shanghai

Shanghai, China – 2-5 December 2020

UK pavilion the largest aftermarket exhibition in Asia with more than 6,000 exhibitors and 150,000 visitors.

Symposium on International Automotive Technology (SIAT)

Pune, India – 20-22 January 2021

Exhibition and conference focusing on technology in the automotive sector with the last edition welcoming 4,600 visitors.

Automechanika Frankfurt

Frankfurt, Germany – 14-18 September 2021

Postponed from 2020, SMMT will be organising the UK pavilion at this leading aftermarket trade show.